noun, plural vex·il·la [vek-sil-uh] /vɛkˈsɪl ə/.
Origin of vexillum
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Vexillum we know, and vexillarius, but vexillarium goes beyond my Latin.About Orchids
Some writers apply this name (inaccurately) to flags of vexillum form, with or without tails at the base.
From the ends of this cross-piece, whether it held a vexillum or not, hung ribbons with silver ivy leaves at the ends.
Evidently these flags were symbols of authority, as we have seen the vexillum to have been centuries before.
Vexillum balzanum, so named from "balzan," a piebald horse; the word was subsequently corrupted to "beauseant."